Breadcrumb navigation

WATCH: Cr Josephine Bartley's maiden speech

Published: 23 February 2018

New Auckland Councillor Josephine Bartley was sworn in on Thursday 22 February. 

Councillor Bartley is the new councillor for the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Ward and the first Pasifika woman to be elected to Auckland Council.

Watch Councillor Josephine Bartley's maiden speech

In her maiden speech, Councillor Bartley spoke of the importance of the community, environment and supporting young people, and emphasised the council’s role in helping communities to ‘do well, live well and be well’.

Mayor Phil Goff welcomed Councillor Bartley and congratulated her on becoming the newest member of Auckland Council. 

Find out more

The best of us: Josephine Bartley is Auckland's newest city councillor (Simon Wilson, New Zealand Herald)

First Pacific woman has been elected to Auckland's council (Interview with Josephine Bartley by Sara Vui-Talitu, Radio New Zealand)

Sign up to OurAuckland's news and events email

Related

Quick Meals with Riverside Community Garden

Learn how to make quick meals and snacks from your edible garden.

Celebrating disability pride and inclusion in Maungakiekie-Tāmaki

Last year's International Day of Persons with Disability brought a positive celebration of disability pride and inclusion to the city.

Marine education leads in Tāmaki

Ensuring our young people are educated and involved in the marine environment is essential.